Catching Their Rhythm - Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer at Shimmer, Rotterdam

Adam Patterson

The works in Higher! Higher! Lower, Lower. Louder! Louder! Softer, Softer enter and leave Shimmer’s exhibition space in Rotterdam at their own time. Adam Patterson visits this ongoing choreography of artworks to see if Shimmer succeeds in carrying out such an ‘ever-changing studio-like mentality’.     

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For a Criticism of Emergence

Sven Lütticken

What is the role of art criticism in a world heading for its catastrophe.

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In Memory of John Baldessari - Afraid of Sculpture

Catherine Taft

John Baldessari has passed away last Thursday. In memory of the artist we publish the latest conversation we have had with him in the context of his presentation at the Bonnefanten Museum in Maastricht.

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5 Portretten - #1: The housekeeper 

Adrián Villar Rojas  

Judith de Bruijn & Madelon van Schie

The Oude Kerk presents Poems for Earthlings, an extensive and site-specific installation by Argentinian artist Adrián Villar Rojas (Rosario, 1980). Judith de Bruijn & Madelon van Schie talked with the artist in this immersive environment.

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Credit lines: Who’s Werner? at Kunstverein Amsterdam

Isabelle Sully

The groupshow Who’s Werner? at Kunstverein traces the collaborative genealogy of works of art. Who is recognized as author – and who not? Graphic designers, assistants, lovers, side jobs and many other crucial yet invisible partners are given the limelight.

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 1 — 2020